WBEZ

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WBEZ 91.5 offers over 560,000 listeners each week a wide variety of programs from news and public affairs to music and arts.  Chicago Public Media produces such distinctive and innovative programming as This American Life, Eight Forty-Eight, Sound Opinions, Worldview and Vocalo.org. WBEZ is the only Chicago area member station of NPR®, producers of Morning Edition® and All Things Considered®. We also broadcast programming distributed by Public Radio International and American Public Media as well as from many other national and international program sources.

Series

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WBEZ’s science experiment, “Clever Apes” is a nano-sized show with a cosmic scope. It tells the stories of the rich scientific community of the Chicago area, its quirky characters and the fascinating, often mind-bending questions they’re out to answer. But it is not so Chicago-centric that it won't work for your town.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Apr 05, 2012
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From Nobel Peace Prize winners to Nicaraguan sweatshop workers, Worldview highlights a range of voices that go beyond the headlines.

  • From: WBEZ
  • Updated: Apr 21, 2011

Latest Pieces

Caption: Charles Grodin and Cybill Shepherd in Elaine May’s 'The Heartbreak Kid'
On his honeymoon, a man falls for another woman. The marriage is a bust, but the movie isn't. It's Elaine May's "The Heartbreak Kid." On this week'...

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  • Added: Feb 26, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 10
Caption: Anya Taylor-Joy in 'The Witch'
Filling in for Adam and Josh this week, the Chicago Tribune's Michael Phillips and Tasha Robinson from The Verge/Last Picture Show chat about the 1...

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  • Added: Feb 19, 2016
  • Length: 53:57
  • Purchases: 11
Caption: Elaine May and Walter Matthau in 'A New Leaf,' May's directorial debut
After carbo-loading for weeks and buying a pair of matching running shorts, Adam and Josh set off on the latest Filmspotting Marathon: a four-part ...

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Tom Courtenay & Charlotte Rampling in '45 Years'
It’s January and the movie year is full of promise. Full of promise – and questions. Questions like: Who wins in a battle between Batman and Superm...

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  • Added: Jan 29, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: Leonardo DiCaprio in 'The Revenant' & Samuel L. Jackson in 'The Hateful Eight'
In the tradition of their 'Wolf of Wall Street' vs. 'American Hustle' battle a couple years back, Adam and Josh again find themselves on opposite s...

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  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
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Live from Mayne Stage in Chicago, it's Filmspotting’s 2015 Wrap Party presented by WBEZ! Adam, Josh and an All-Star roster of special guests share ...

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  • Added: Jan 15, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Scene from Charlie Kaufman's critically-acclaimed stop-motion animated film, 'Anomalisa'
One of the most acclaimed movies of 2015 tells the story of an ordinary encounter between two strangers in an ordinary Cincinnati hotel room. Less ...

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  • Added: Jan 08, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Charlize Theron in 'Mad Max: Fury Road'
We bring you a rebroadcast of Filmspotting's review of one of the year's most talked about films. Powered by guzzlene since the podcast wars of 20...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Scenes from 'Tangerine' and 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'
End of year movie talk is usually dominated by a few prestige pictures, but does anyone care about prestige with a new "Star Wars" in theaters? Sur...

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  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Shannon Cason's Homemade Stories: The Struggle is Real
In this one-hour special, Homemade Stories: The Struggle is Real, award-winning storyteller Shannon Cason (The Moth, Snap Judgment) takes us on a j...

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  • Added: Dec 11, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 55